Speaker Profile

Josh Eidelson

Contributing writer, The Nation and Salon

Josh Eidelson covers labor as a contributing writer at The Nation, Salon, and In These Times. His work has appeared at outlets including Slate, The American Prospect, Washington Monthly, Alternet, Dissent, Dollars and Sense, Jacobin, and Working USA: The Journal of Labor and Society. His reporting on the Walmart strike wave received a Sidney award from the Sidney Hillman Foundation. After receiving his MA in Political Science from Yale, Eidelson spent five years as a union organizer for UNITE HERE in Sacramento, Pittsburgh, and Philadelphia. He appears frequently as a commentator on labor and politics on radio and TV. He is based in New York.

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